Lot 94

A ‘QIANJIANG’ SCHOOL ENAMELED ‘CONG’ VASE.
Attributed to Cheng Men.
The square-section body painted to two sides with figures in sampans on a river in a mountainous landscape, the two other sides, each with an elephant head-shaped handles, one with a bird on a blossoming branch, the other with a cricket and flowers, each with a poem and a seal, 30cm H.
仿程門款粉彩雙象耳琮式瓶

款識:
綠水青山漁舟䪣揖,辛巳七月上浣,雪笠程门,「臣」,「門」款
子翁仁兄大人,雅□既正,雪笠程门、「臣門」、「雪笠」款
仿董華亭墨法,笠道人寫生,「雪笠」款
笠道人寫,「松生」款

Cheng Men (d. before 1908) was a porcelain painter active in the Late Qing dynasty. He painted in the Qianjiang style using a subdued palette reminiscent of literati ink and watercolours paintings.

Estimate: £800-£1,200